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Summer Book Club G5-8

Make sure you put your name and the title of the book you are writing for.


Green Glass Sea by Ellenn Klages

There are a variety of themes displayed in the novel The Green Glass Sea; pick one theme that sticks out to you and write about a scene that conveyed the message of that theme. Why was this scene important?


Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

Pick one thing in this book you disagree with. It could be something somebody says, somebody does or even something that happens as part of the plot. Why do you disagree with it? You can use examples from your own life, the outside world or even other books to help support your ideas.


The Wanderer by Sharon Creech

Was there anything in this story you found to be surprising or disappointing? Why?

Thoughtfully explain your answer.


The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

What does Milo learn in his adventure? Reference specific themes or ideas.


Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

What was the biggest lesson YOU learned from this book? Not the character but YOU. Explain using personal experiences.


Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume

Often the climax of the story is the most emotional part. What kind of emotions did you get from reading the climax?


Paper Boy by Vince Vawter

An internal conflict is a problem or a dilemma that a character faces within him or herself. What is the internal conflict within the boy? At what point is this conflict revealed?


The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove

What was the most frustrating part of the story. Why? How would you have changed the story if you were the author?


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Elisha
Elisha
14 de dez. de 2021

The two children, Digory Kirke and Polly Plummer, play together in the attic connecting the row of houses where they live.Uncle Andrew tricks Polly into touching a yellow ring which causes her to vanish. Uncle Andrew then explains to the horrified Digory that the rings are a device to travel between worlds. Uncle Andrew believes that the yellow rings carry people to other worlds, and the green rings carry people back to this world. Fearing for Polly’s safety, Digory touches another yellow ring to bring Polly home. The yellow ring transports Digory to a wood where he finds Polly. The two children discover many pools of water in the wood that allow people to enter different worlds. Without listening t…

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JM
JM
08 de set. de 2021

Tuck Everlasting


Mae Tuck one day has decided to go see her sons in Treegap to visit them. She brought her toad along with her. She now sets off her journey to Treegap. She meets some people along the way. She heads with Winnie and find Winnie's grandmother along the way too. They run into Jesse and they continue their journey with him. Eventually after a long while, she find the sons. The sons and Mae enjoy a good time together. Way later, a man come to them and wants to sell their water. The man tries to take Winnie away, but before he escaped, Mae shot the man through his skull. Mae then leaves to go back home bu…


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JM
JM
04 de ago. de 2021

Paperboy


This boy named Victor suffers stuttering. His friends are Mam, Rat, and TV Boy. He has an enemy named Ara T who steals stuff from people, he even stole Victor's knife when he asked to borrow for sharpening. Later Victor went to Ara T's shed and saw how much stuff he stole from other people. Later Ara got into a fight with Victor, while Mam helps Victor escape. Victor isn't afraid to talk anymore, with help of Mr. Spiro. Mr. Spiro gave out 4 words. Student, Servant, Seller, and Seeker. Ara T broke into Victor's room and Mam fights Ara T, Mam gets knocked over and Ara T tries to choke Victor, however Mam cuts Ara T's arm with…


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Ryan Shim
Ryan Shim
03 de ago. de 2021

The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove


Prompt: What was the most frustrating part of the story. Why? How would you have changed the story if you were the author?


The most frustrating part of the book for me was the setting of the book. Who caused the timeline of the world to change consistently as you keep moving around the world, and how did it happen? I’d like to add the details of the stories which were mystery if I were the author, and what happened after Sophia, our main character, did after reading a letter from her long-gone parents which she did not see for decades? We’re not sure because the book had an open ending. So, it is…

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UwU Jason UwU
UwU Jason UwU
02 de ago. de 2021

Genghis Khan


He was born in a place called Steppe with a name called Temujin. Later, when he was 8 or 9, his dad went to pick his wife called Borte. But later, his dad was poisoned by the enemy clan.

When he was sixteen he had many allies and friends to fight enemies and protect the empire. When he was older he made a rule in his empire. First is to give goods to Temujin. Second, is not to go back until the enemy gets defeated. Finally, if a person dies in a battle, the things the person had will go to their family. After years, all the people in the Temujin's empire served him as the leader and…


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